Sony kicked off their PlayStation 5 event last week by revealing Spider-Man: Miles Morales. Although fans initially took this as being a sequel to Insomniac Games 2018 Spider-Man game for the PlayStation 4, Sony revealed it’s not a sequel but will be a full standalone game that follows Miles Morales on a new adventure.
On the PlayStation Blog, Insomniac Games Creative Director Brian Horton revealed some interesting things about the upcoming game. When it comes to whether or not we’ll be revisiting familiar areas from the first game, Horton said this is “a more modern, diverse world” & that the studio will bring us “a new story, with new set pieces, fresh villains and unique quests across Marvel’s New York City“
“It’s now wintertime, about a year after the events of the first game. Marvel’s New York is covered in snow, and just before Christmas break, a war between an energy corporation and a high-tech criminal army has broken out. Miles’s new home in Harlem is at the heart of the battle. You’ll experience a full story arc with Miles, one that’s more akin to a game like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy in terms of overall scope. Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is an important, heartfelt, emotional and essential experience to expanding the Marvel’s Spider-Man universe. And we hope it will be for you as well.”
When it comes to Peter Parker’s story, Horton said that “we still have much of Peter’s story left to tell,” & when it comes to the Miles Morales game, “this game is all about Miles & you won’t want to miss what happens.”
Spider-Man: Miles Morales will hit the PlayStation 5 Holiday 2020.